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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Stamford Law supports SGX Bull Charge 2010 charity event

December 2010. Press Releases by Stamford Law Corporation (view listing).

In conjunction with the Singapore Exchange’s Bull Charge 2010, the SGX Risk Management & Regulation Group are organising a charity movie screening of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” on Friday, 10 December 2010.   Proceeds will go to the SGX beneficiaries who will also be invited to the event. 

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SarrauThomasCouderc advises Malinea

December 2010. Press Releases by Sarrau Thomas Couderc (view listing).

SarrauThomasCouderc advises Malinea in the sale of Cashstore to eBuyClub.

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Nathalie Frater

December 2010. Press Releases by Sarrau Thomas Couderc (view listing).

Nathalie Frater joined the Private clients departement of the firm SarrauThomasCouderc as an of counsel, in charge also of asset and wealth taxation

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New Partner

December 2010. Press Releases by Sarrau Thomas Couderc (view listing).

Denis Fontaine Besset joined the Tax department of the firm SarrauThomasCouderc as a partner.

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ROWAN LEGAL the best in IT law in the Czech Republic

December 2010. Press Releases by ROWAN LEGAL Law Firm (view listing).

ROWAN LEGAL, law firm, is the winner of the Law firm of the year 2010 award in the category of Information Technology Law, organised by epravo.cz. In Intellectual Property and Public Procurement, ROWAN LEGAL was ranked among top five firms in the Czech Republic.

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OVG develops ambitious office on the Zuidas for Deloitte and AKD

December 2010. Press Releases by AKD (view listing).

Dienst Zuidas and OVG Projectontwikkeling officially gave the green light today for the development of 40,000 m2 of new offices for Deloitte and AKD on the Zuidas.

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AKD appoints new board

December 2010. Press Releases by AKD (view listing).

AKD has appointed Mr V.H.M. (Vincent) Wibaut as chairman of the board and Mr T.B. (Teije) van Dijk as board member, effective 1 December 2010.

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AKD ranked high in MT100

December 2010. Press Releases by AKD (view listing).

In the latest edition of the MT100 - best consultancy bureaus in the Netherlands, AKD has achieved third place in the category Lawyers & Civil-law Notaries.

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Shareholders meeting of Aryzta in Toronto, Canada

December 2010. Press Releases by Bär & Karrer (view listing).

As a novelty for Swiss SIX-listed companies, Aryzta held its annual shareholder meeting abroad, in Canada.

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Carey Olsen is the number one legal corporate adviser in the Channel Islands

December 2010. Press Releases by Carey Olsen (view listing).

Carey Olsen advises more stock market clients than any other offshore law firm and remains the only Channel Island firm that is ranked in the top ten for the total number of clients listed on the Main Market and Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange, according to the latest rankings produced by market analysis firm Hemscott for the quarter ended 4 November 2010.

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Invitation at ITAM

December 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

Philippe Gilliéron got invited by ITAM (Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico), the most influential and highly regarded University in Mexico, to share his expertise as to the evolution of trademark rights in cyberspace through a series of lectures, in particular with regards to the Google Adwords case that was rendered by the ECJ on March 23, 2010.

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Viviane Premand received her doctorate

December 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

Viviane Premand, Junior Associate in our firm, received her doctorate from the University of Fribourg on November 10, 2010. She defended her PhD-thesis on May 28, 2010 and received the "summa cum laude" mention from a judging panel composed by Prof.

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WOLF THEISS BERĂ„T VERBUND BEI ERFOLGREICHER KAPITALERHĂ–HUNG IN HĂ–HE VON 1 MILLIARDE EURO

December 2010. Press Releases by Wolf Theiss (view listing).

Wolf Theiss advises COMPOSITE FOR SUCCESSFUL CAPITAL INCREASE IN HEIGHT OF 1 BILLION EURO

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WOLF THEISS TAKES CARTEL LAW EXPERT ON BOARD

December 2010. Press Releases by Wolf Theiss (view listing).

Vienna, 17 November 2010 – Wolf Theiss, one of the leading law firms in Central and Southeastern Europe, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Competition & Antitrust Practice Group, headed by Günter Bauer. Peter Thyri, a lawyer specializing in European and Austrian cartel law, State aid and general European law, has recently joined the team as Counsel.

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Stamford Law Corporation advices Top Property Investment on its bid for a site at Stamford Road

December 2010. Press Releases by Stamford Law Corporation (view listing).

Stamford Law Corporation is advising Top Global Limited's wholly owned subsidiary, Top Property Investment (TPI), which is part of a consortium that has been awarded the tender for a 1.43 hectare site at Stamford Road/North Bridge Road.

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Stamford Law Corporation advices GDC Infrastructure SA on its investment

December 2010. Press Releases by Stamford Law Corporation (view listing).

Stamford Law Corporation is advising China International Fund (CIF), through GDC Infrastructure SA, on its investment in various infrastructure projects including hydroelectric dams, roads, railways, social housing and power plants, water infrastructure, as a strategic partner in a mining project that will start with setting up a national mining company in Guinea.

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Stamford Law Corporation advices Daqing City Dazheng Building Installation Co., Ltd.

December 2010. Press Releases by Stamford Law Corporation (view listing).

Stamford Law Corporation is advising Daqing City Dazheng Building Installation Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sino Construction Limited, which has entered into a US$250 million sale and purchase agreement dated 12 November 2010 with Mr Liu Zhi Qiang to acquire the entire equity capital of Daqing Sunshine Reli Thermal Co., Ltd (Sunshine), a domestic enterprise established under the laws of the People’s Republic of China.

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Stamford Law Corporation advices China Sonangol International (S) Pte Ltd on its investment

December 2010. Press Releases by Stamford Law Corporation (view listing).

Stamford Law Corporation is advising China Sonangol International (S) Pte Ltd (“China Sonangol”) on its US$250 million investment, through a mixture of equity and debt, in Asia Petroleum Hub Sdn Bhd (“APH”), a company mandated by the Government of Malaysia to develop and operate an oil terminal facility in the south of Malaysia.

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Drew & Napier LLC won Singapore Tax Case of the Year Award

November 2010. Press Releases by Drew & Napier LLC (view listing).

23 November 2010 - The International Tax Review has awarded D&N the Singapore Case of the Year award at the highly prestigious annual Asia Tax Awards held at the Fullerton Hotel on 23 November 2010.

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Hammarskiöld & Co has represented the Swedish Alcohol Retail Monopoly (Systembolaget)

November 2010. Press Releases by Hammarskiöld & Co (view listing).

Hammarskiöld & Co has represented the Swedish Alcohol Retail Monopoly (Systembolaget) in the divesture of its subsidiary Lagena Distribution Aktiebolag

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Hammarskiöld & Co represented the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority

November 2010. Press Releases by Hammarskiöld & Co (view listing).

Hammarskiöld & Co has represented the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) before the Administrative Court in Stockholm in an appeal made against the decision of Finansinspektionen to i.a. restrict the right to be a "qualified" owner of a Swedish stock exchange.

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G&D advises in Bayport’s Bond Issue

November 2010. Press Releases by Gernandt & Danielsson AdvokatbyrĂĄ (view listing).

G&D advises in Bayport’s issue of bond with a value of SEK 700 million

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G&D advises on the sale of EPiServer

November 2010. Press Releases by Gernandt & Danielsson AdvokatbyrĂĄ (view listing).

Gernandt & Danielsson advises the sellers in connection with the sale of EPiServer Group AB (publ)

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Setterwalls has advised Citicorp North America, Inc. on refinancing

November 2010. Press Releases by Setterwalls (view listing).

In connection with a pre-packaged Chaper 11 of Xerium Technologies Setterwalls has in cooperation with Chadbourne & Parke LLP advised Citicorp North America, Inc. in a refinancing. The financing included a approx.USD 410 million loan.

 

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Alignment Systems AB acquires business from Elmatech AG

November 2010. Press Releases by Setterwalls (view listing).

Alignment Systems AB has acquired all assets and intellectual property rights necessary in order to produce, label, market and sell the MidiSpot Vision Welder worldwide from Elmatech AG.

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Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP 4) – IVALDI SICAV Note Investment

November 2010. Press Releases by Setterwalls (view listing).

Setterwalls has advised the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (Sw. Fjärde AP-fonden), one of the Swedish buffer funds, in an investment through a Luxembourg based investment platform which have been set up by Citigroup and former Citigroup employees to give institutional investors access to Alpha-generating investments.

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Setterwalls has advised Phoenix Pharmahandel GmbH & Co. KG on refinancing

November 2010. Press Releases by Setterwalls (view listing).

Phoenix Pharmahandel GmbH & Co. KG, which is Europe's second largest pharmaceutical wholesaler, has been advised by Setterwalls in cooperation with the German law firm Hengeler Mueller in a comprehensive refinancing.

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Wistrand har biträtt Catella Real Estate

November 2010. Press Releases by Wistrand (view listing).

Wistrand har biträtt Catella Real Estate AG KAG vid dess förvärv av fastigheter frĂĄn Vestigia Fastigheter     -     Wistrand has advised Catella Real Estate AG KAG in its acquisition of properties from Vestigia Real Estate

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Wistrand erbjuder ”speed consulting”

November 2010. Press Releases by Wistrand (view listing).

Imorgon samlas över 600 företagsledare, start-upföretag och entreprenörsstudenter på Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship’s (SSES) framåtblickande event Good Morning 2020. Under dagen erbjuder Wistrand, SSES strategiska partner inom juridik, "speed consulting" där entreprenörerna kan få svar på sina juridiska frågor eller bolla sin affärsidé med en jurist.

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Ogier advises on AIM listing with a market capitalisation just under half a billion pounds

November 2010. Press Releases by Ogier (view listing).

Ogier London acted as British Virgin Islands (BVI) advisor to Zanaga Iron Ore Company (LON:ZIOC) on its successful admission to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

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Ogier BVI is “The most progressive of the BVI law firms” (Legal 500 2010-2011)

November 2010. Press Releases by Ogier (view listing).

Ogier BVI is delighted to have been named in the top tier of BVI Commercial Firms in the latest Legal 500 directory rankings. The result reflects the continuing growth and development of the Ogier BVI office, with Ogier being described by clients as “the most progressive of the BVI law firms”.

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Ogier Hong Kong Appoints New Managing Partner

November 2010. Press Releases by Ogier (view listing).

Ogier announced today that James Bergstrom will become managing partner of Ogier’s Hong Kong legal business, with effect from January 2011.

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Peach Property Group AG successfully completes Initial Public Offering

November 2010. Press Releases by Bär & Karrer (view listing).

Peach Property Group AG ("Peach") was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange according to the Main Standard on 12 November 2010. Peach specialises in developing luxury and ultra luxury urban and holiday homes as well as commercially used real estate properties in the German-speaking part of Europe.

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Integrites is strengthening Corporate Finance and Capital Markets practice

November 2010. Press Releases by Integrites Group (view listing).

Kyiv. Alina Plushch, a well-recognised expert in corporate finance, M&A and capital markets, joined Integrites International Law Firm as a Partner.

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Delphi assists Isconova AB (publ) with the listing at First North

November 2010. Press Releases by Delphi (view listing).

Isconova is a Swedish company that is specialized in research and development of vaccines and adjuvants.  Isconova has a patented technology for production of adjuvants and a strong product platform, production and sales of adjuvants. Within the company there are a number of partnerships with leading international vaccine- and pharmaceutical companies. InnovationsKapital is the major owner of Isconova since 2008.

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Who’s Who Legal ranks Delphi lawyers among the world's leading IT experts

November 2010. Press Releases by Delphi (view listing).

Agne Lindberg, Johan Kahn and Henrik Bengtsson, all partners with Delphi's ITC/IP practice, have been ranked as leading experts within Internet & E-commerce by Who’s Who Legal that ranks the world's leading experts within their respective fields.

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Gwendolen Morgan questions suspension of protest website

November 2010. Press Releases by Bindmans LLP (view listing).

Scotland Yard has forced the closure of an anti-police blog which was being used to disseminate advice to protesters pictured at the student fees demonstration last week.

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Paul Ridge interviewed on The One Show on the guidelines for dealing with squatters

November 2010. Press Releases by Bindmans LLP (view listing).

In Great Britain, 20 000 people are squatting in someone else property. How protected are you against squatters? Do squatters’ rights really exist?

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Investigation into the death of graffiti artist in prison cell

November 2010. Press Releases by Bindmans LLP (view listing).

The inquest into the death of 23 year old graffiti artist Tom Collister in Camp Hill prison will begin on Monday 22 November.

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Bindmans support High Court challenge to the new mental health and public law legal aid contracts

November 2010. Press Releases by Bindmans LLP (view listing).

Legal history was made when two law firms with nine law firms standing behind them are granted a protective costs order even though they have financial interest in the litigation, because they are litigating in the public interest.

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Campaigner launches groundbreaking - Animal rights discrimination case

November 2010. Press Releases by Bindmans LLP (view listing).

Joe Hashman, a professional gardener, published author and lifelong animal rights campaigner has issued proceedings against Orchard Park Garden Centre claiming that it terminated his contract with them because of his belief in the sanctity of life and in particular his opposition to hunting.

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Slave – a question of freedom

November 2010. Press Releases by Bindmans LLP (view listing).

Former Bindmans client Mende Nazer is a human rights activist and author of the worldwide bestseller “Slave”. Her work is mostly based on a former life as a slave in Sudan.

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NKF assists AVK Holding A/S, Denmark,

November 2010. Press Releases by Niederer Kraft & Frey (view listing).

NKF assists AVK Holding A/S, Denmark, as external legal counsel in connection with the acquisition of a Swiss based group of companies

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FIRST DATA PROTECTION ACT FINES ARE ISSUED

November 2010. Press Releases by Cartwright King (view listing).

Lynn Bleakley, director and regulatory specialist at Cartwright King Solicitors said “As a lawyer advising and representing businesses and individuals subject to investigations and prosecutions by regulatory authorities, I see organisations that do not always recognise the sensitivity of the data that they hold and the importance of protecting it, whether it is in relation to clients and employees.

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UK BORDER AGENCY TEST NEW ENTRANTS

November 2010. Press Releases by Cartwright King (view listing).

Rachel Harvey, immigration specialist at Cartwright King Solicitors warns of some potential problems that may arise from the new process.

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Local lawyers rated in Citywealth Leaders List 2010

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

The Citywealth Leaders List is distributed to over 3,000 leading advisors in private wealth management worldwide. Now in its fifth year of publication, the List is compiled through recommendations of global peers, ultra high net worth (UHNW) clients and charitable organisations. Citywealth does not cover the whole private wealth industry but deals only with those considered to be in the 1% of the wealthiest individuals in each country and their advisers and managers.

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New Partnership laws will provide extra choice for promoters and investors

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

The two new partnership laws going before the States of Jersey on 25/05/2010 will be welcomed by Jersey’s Financial Services Industry.

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Crill Canavan advocates recognised in Chambers Europe

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Advocate Nuno Santos Costa has risen to a band 1 ranking in the Europe guide – a rating which matches the UK rankings released in April. The firm’s record in dispute resolution had already earned it a top ranking with Chambers.

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Crill Canavan restructuring expert accepted as an overseas member of Insolvency Lawyers Association

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

Crill Canavan's Advocate Richard Pirie has recently been accepted as an Overseas Member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association, and is one of only two Jersey lawyers to be members.

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Firm “shines” in dispute resolution

November 2010. Press Releases by Collas Crill (view listing).

The dispute resolution team at Crill Canavan has been rated among the first tier of practices in that field by Legal 500.

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